StillBroke Discovers Young Model at Makoko


By Nseobong Okon-Ekong

The lines have fallen in pleasant places for a pre-teen boy, Ola Mafinuyomi, whose steps were divinely orchestrated to be at the right place, at the right time. He was discovered by Michael Uyi Agho, popularly known as Godson, during a themed professional photo shoot at a location in Makoko. Uyi is the CEO of StillBroke, a designer underwear brand.

Ola, who was lurking around, clearly engrossed in the unfolding spectacle of the photo shoot, caught Uyi’s attention and he was given the opportunity of a lifetime. Seeking his mother’s conscent, Godson asked if the boy would like to model the designer underwear– a question to which mother and son answered in the affirmative, while still in shock.

At the official launch of StillBroke underwear line on Sunday, May 13 at Oasis Medspa in Ikoyi-Lagos, Ola was the cynosure of all eyes and warmly applauded as he walked the runway.

Guests which included top celebrities and personalities at the official launch of StillBroke underwear line; which held on Sunday, May 14 at Oasis Medspa Ikoyi, Lagos witnessed the boy grace the stage alongside other professional models – showcasing various active wear of the underwear brand, including yoga pants, briefs, tracksuit bottoms, sports bra, among others.

Ola and a female model

Ola was smeared with body bronzer all over and guests witnessed the boy showcase other stylish ways and combinations in which the underwear can be rocked.

Hosted by OAP-comedian Ushbebe, the launch was star-studded affair with an ambience filled with renowned fashionistas, artists, actors and media personalities; including afro-pop star Solidstar, veteran 2face, ex-reality TV star Bassey, Mavin’s first lady Tiwa Savage, music producer Pheelz, American-Nigerian actress Osas Ighodaro Ajibade and several more.

The StillBroke designer underwear has garnered considerable buzz. Several high-profile names are already rocking the underwear; including Starboy head honcho Wizkid, Annie Idibia, Lilian Esoro among others.